A Brief History of Time (Summary)

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By Stephen Hawking

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The image of wheelchair-bound Stephen Hawking expounding on the exotic realities of a vast universe has become so indelibly etched into popular culture that it's easy to forget that Hawking achieved a spot in the ranks of history's great thinkers long before he became a scientific icon. It isn't every day that you get to read a book whose author helped to shape his field in a fundamental way. Even though he is considered the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Albert Einstein, Hawking has managed to produce an accessible and enjoyable book that can be understood by laymen as well as scientists. getAbstract recommends this classic not only for its masterly explanation of the workings of the universe, but also for its studied examination of what new discoveries mean for common man, philosophy and religion.

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From the book: A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME copyright ©1988, 1996 by Stephen Hawking. Published by Bantam Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Random House LLC

A Brief History of Time (Summary)